Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.
Which one of the following states of India experiences floods frequently?
In which one of the following districts of Uttaranchal did Malpa Landslide disaster take place?
Which one of the following states receives floods in the winter months?
In which of the following rivers is the Majuli River Island situated?
Under which type of natural hazards do blizzards come?
Answer the following questions in about 30 words.
When can a hazard become a disaster?
Why are there more earthquakes in the Himalayas and in the north-eastern region of India?
What are the basic requirements for the formation of a cyclone?
How are the floods in Eastern India different from the ones in Western India?
Why are there more droughts in Central and Western India?
Answer the following questions in not more than 125 words.
Identify the Landslide-prone regions of India and suggest some measures to
mitigate the disasters caused by these.
What is vulnerability? Divide India into natural disaster vulnerability zonesbased on droughts and suggest some mitigation measures.
When can developmental activities become the cause of disasters?